"A selection of deliciously gluggable wines to be enjoyed in a garden with 5 others!"
Whites (2 bottles of each)
Loxarel, Cora Blanco, 2019 – Penedes, Spain
Muscat d’Alexandria and Xarel.lo. Pale and bright in colour with greenish tones. The nose is scented and fruity with aromas of white flowers, peaches and honeysuckle. The palate is fruity but dry. Balanced and fresh, with a honeyed touch. Fine and elegant.
Ciu Ciu, Le Merlettaie Bianco – Marche, Italy
100% Pecorino. The Pecorino is greeny-yellow and has a pleasant floral nose with clean, refined aromas of banana, apple, hazelnut and plum followed by a hint of vanilla. The mouth follows the nose, a slightly round attack however balanced, agreeable crispness, good body and intense flavours.
Domaine Pierre Bories, Lo Petit Fantet d’Hippolyte Blanc, 2020 – Corbieres, France
40% Roussanne, 25% Marsanne, 20% Grenache Blanc, 15% Grenache Gris. A complex aromatic palette with aromas of exotic fruits and white flowers. The palate is full bodied with a refreshing finish.
Reds (2 bottles of each)
Clos St Jean, Gamay, 2019 – Cote Roannaise, France
100% Gamay. Organic Gamay from the Cote Roannaise. Oodles of blueberry fruit, gushing with bright acidity. Lovely balance
Cantina Iuli, Umberta, 2019 – Piemonte, Italy
100% Barbera. Bright ruby red in colour. The nose has scents of red fruits and violets. The palate is fresh, vinous, smooth and juicy with lively tannins.
Bodegas Pittacum, Petit Pittacum, 2019 – Bierzo, Spain
100% Mencia. Brightly coloured with elegant aromas of red fruit. Juicy and fresh on the palate.